Fifty Five foot Response Barge

249 bbl Response Barge - 55ft

Function

SEAPRO’s Oil Spill Response Barge (ORB) has been designed to rapidly respond to a marine oil spill in Southeast Alaska. SEAPRO’s ORB carries 2000’ of boom, a LORI Brush Skimmer and has a storage capacity of 249 barrels. Additionally the barge carries a 19' small work boat which is deployed by a hydraulic powered crane.

The barge is capable of skimming in protected waters with seas of 3' or less and can transit in conditions of up to 6' seas.  The response barge can perform skimming and recovery operations offshore, near shore, and as well as support shoreline clean up operations.

Specifications

Manufacture(s)

Rozema Boatworks/Kvichak Marine Ind.

Model

249 bbl Barge

Service Type(s)

One (1) barge is designed for towable storage. One (1) barge is designed for towable storage and as a skimming platform.

Operating Environment

Protected waters

Application

Towable storage, skimming platform

Storage Capacity

249 bbls (10,458 gal)

Size L x W x H (ft)

55' x 16''

Barge Weight

25,000 lbs.

Container Material

Aluminum

Fill/Discharge Access

Two (2) Freeman 18" x 24" hatches One (1) Freeman 24" x 24"

Lift Points

Must be slung

Maximum Draft

2.5 ft (approx)

Skimming Speed

4 knots

Nameplate recovery capacity (bbls/hr)

See info regarding Lori Brush Skimmer

Tow Speed (empty)

15 knots (depending on towing vessel)

Tow Speed (loaded)

7-12 knots (depending on towing vessel)

Aux Equipment

Skimming barge is built with an internal hydraulic power unit to operate the skimmer and transfer pump.

Transportation Modes

C-130

DC-6

DC-3

737

Beaver

Otter

Cessna 206

Cessna 185

Heli

Barge

Tug (only)

Lrg F/V

Sml F/V

P/U

check mark
check mark

Locations & Quantities

Zone 1
Ketchikan
55°23'47.94"N 131°43'45.85"W

Zone 2
Craig
55°29'18.28"N 133°08'24.67"W

Zone 3
Petersburg
56°48'28.84"N 132°58'13.91"W
Wrangell
56°28'14.69"N 132°23'06.98"W

Zone 4
Kake
56°58'21.84"N 133°56'26.67"W

Zone 5
Sitka
57°06'53.48"N 135°23'31.89"W

Zone 6
Gustavus
58°25'21.35"N 135°42'42.36"W
Pelican
57°57'27.84"N 136°13'32.69"W

Zone 7
Juneau
58°17'26.76"N 134°23'33.26"W

Zone 8
Haines
59°14'08.76"N 135°27'51.73"W
Skagway
59°27'09.90"N 135°19'20.26"W

Zone 9
Yakutat
59°32'46.34"N 139°44'05.36"W

ORB 2

ORB 9 - Gustavus

ORB 1